West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
March 16, 2016 – As a service to its members, the State Bar of Wisconsin has entered into an alliance agreement with West, a Thomson Reuters business, to provide award information on Wisconsin civil jury trials, bench trials, settlements, and arbitrations.
On Family Law: Pets, Domestic Violence, and Act 253
Every divorce lawyer has seen it – a domestic violence perpetrator who abuses the family pet as a way to inflict pain on a spouse or other family member. Act 253, while not a cure-all, offers protections for victims’ pets through DM orders.
Hearing Order: Petition 15-06 WATJ Usage of Residual Funds
The Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission (WATJ) petitions the supreme court to amend Wis. Stat. section 803.08 on class actions to require that a portion of unclaimed class action awards be used to support the provision of legal services to low-income and indigent persons.